PHOTOS: Satellite Orbits a Comet for the First Time in History

In this handout from the European Space Agency (ESA), the comet Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is seen in a photo taken by the Rosetta spacecraft with the OSIRIS narrow-angle camera August 3, 2014 in space. ESA's Rosetta spacecraft became the first to rendezvous with a comet and will follow it on the journey around the sun. (Getty/ESA)

Here are the mind-blowing images of a comet close up beamed down to earth from the Rosetta satellite which has been traveling for over 10 years in order to meet up with this comet. It is now hovering 62 miles above it as it continues around the sun. Here are the amazing pictures you need to see.